Coney Island has always attracted artists eccentrics and the locals who have it in their bones. It is more than an inner city amusement park, it is a state of mind.
It’s eye candy to an artist, visionary.
A dreamscape of joy and despair.
It was once called “The World’s Greatest Playground.”
It went down for awhile, but now. it is making a comeback.
There is currently a great exhibit about it going on at The Brooklyn Museum through March 13th, called Coney Island – Visions of an American Landscape.
It’s chock full of the history and American Eye Candy I love.
Here’s some pictures I took this past Saturday: